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NFF confirms October friendly for home-based Super Eagles

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick says the home-based Super Eagles will play another high profile friendly match in October 2021.

The NPFL stars suffered 4 – 0 in the hand Mexico in Los Angeles Coliseum on Sunday and the NFF supremo revealed that , he is not disappointed by the result rather, he’s more focused on getting more matches for the team.

“I am not disappointed at all with the result, rather I am more impressed by the dexterity of the boys, their resilience and the ‘never say die’ spirit of the Nigeria displayed by the boys.

“The stringing of their passes were sublime, exuded an appreciable level of confidence and that is the positives from the match,” he noted.

“The exposure the boys got from a match of that magnitude cannot be undermined.” he said

The FIFA Council member also assured Nigerians that the boys will be given opportunity to play more friendly matches in the nearest future.

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“The boys will play more friendly matches by October, to give them more exposure, by then their confidence level will be higher and they will be able to know what it takes to play high profile matches like that. We are not going to dissolve the team, the boys will be kept together and I’m waiting for the technical report from the technical team and from there we take it further.”

“This is not time to condemn the team but to support these boys and give them more exposures. One to three of these boys will make it to the Super Eagles in the nearest future.”

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